All 22 James Bond Films to Be Released in One Blu-ray Box Set This Fall; Updated With Trailer

     January 10, 2012


James Bond fanatics are going to have a very happy 2012.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Bond film franchise, and in addition to the release of the next Bond film, Skyfall, Fox and MGM will release all of the previous 22 Bond films in one gigantic Blu-ray box set this fall.  The announcement was made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, which is where the Star Wars Blu-ray announcement was made last year.  In addition to featuring every movie from Dr. No through Quantum of Solace, the box set will include nine Bond movies that have never been released in HD before.

The box set features 130 hours of bonus features (Fox knows how to do right by their home releases when it comes to extras) and have an MSRP of about $240.  I hope one of the extras on the Die Another Day Blu-ray is someone desperately trying to explain why a car chase with invisible cars wasn’t an astoundingly stupid idea.  Hit the jump for a full look at the box art and the press release.

UPDATE: We’ve been sent the trailer for the box set.  It’s after the jump.


james-bond-complete-blu-ray-box-set-01Here’s the press release:

In celebration of James Bond’s monumental golden anniversary, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today unveiled BOND 50, a collectible box-set featuring all 22 James Bond films on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in one complete offering. The longest running film franchise of all time, the Bond 50 collection marks the debut of nine James Bond films previously unavailable in high definition Blu-ray. Fans around the world can pre-order now with participating online retailers.

Acclaimed Bond directors John Glen (five Bond films including For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights & Licence To Kill), Martin Campbell (GoldenEye, Casino Royale) and Michael Apted (The World Is Not Enough) with special guests Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) and Caterina Murino (Casino Royale) made the Blu-ray announcement today during a Directors’ Panel discussion in the Panasonic Booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.

BOND 50 showcases fifty years of Bond neatly packaged into one cool, sleek collectable box-set featuring all six iconic James Bond actors. Produced using the highest possible picture quality and audio presentation, the collection includes all 22 James Bond feature films from Dr. No to Quantum of Solace and more than 130 hours of bonus features including some new and exclusive content.

“With all 22 feature films available on Blu-ray in one collection for the first time this is a great way for fans to catch up on 007’s epic journey before Skyfall hits theaters next Fall,” said Michael Brown, Senior Vice President, MGM Home Entertainment. “Now viewers can enjoy the intense action of the innovative franchise in the most immersive home experience possible.”

“We have a whole program of exciting activities planned for our 50th anniversary year, beginning with today’s announcement, by Fox, of the release of all 22 films on Blu-ray for the very first time,’’ added Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, with Eon Productions. “We are also delighted that Fox has unveiled a specially designed anniversary poster which we hope the fans will love as much as we do. Our website, will be regularly updated with all the latest anniversary news and events.”

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  • Carson Dyle

    “I hope one of the extras on the Die Another Day Blu-ray is someone desperately trying to explain why a car chase with invisible cars wasn’t an astoundingly stupid idea.”

    Good thing the car isn’t invisible during the actual chase scene, then.

  • ReelGuy

    How about releasing the nine films not-yet-released on Blu-ray individually so we consumers can pick and choose what we want to buy. I can’t believe I still can’t get Goldeneye on Bluray!

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  • Guest

    There was no such thing as a car chase with invisible cars. The chase only began after the bondcar’s invisibility system failed and it ended when it became active again.
    Really, Die Another Day had so many problems that you could complain about, yet you just decide to make something up?

  • Daniel

    I’m with Guest. If you’re gonna crack wise about how stupid a scene is, you might want to pick a scene that actually exists. Or, you know, do some research.

  • nNark

    See, as long as they keep making new Bond films, there’ll never be any sort of “complete” DVD set. I understand why they do this, but it’s an illusion. Guess there’s no Bond backlash, the way there pretended to be with Star Wars.

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  • Hiran

    Amazon UK is already taking preorders at only 89Sterling that is a bargain. Although i have others released so far I ordered this pack as it is cheaper than buying the other nine individualy.Plusd you save on shipping as a single unit cost for all 22.Only thing I an not sure is if it will be multi region discs.

  • Hiran

    I preordered this from amazon UK today.Release date 1 October 2012.It is only Sterling 89 for all 22 films it is a bargain. although I have all other releases on Bluray so far, buying this is cheaper than buying others individually as shipping is as one unit where as if you buy other nine cost will be prohibitive.Amazon US has not listed this.
    I am only worried about region as I have PS3 region A player.Anybody has anyidea on the region

  • Matt

    Cannot wait to have On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in high def!

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  • Jaime Guajardo

    Unfortunately box set will be abailable in B zone and i live in Chile (Latinamerica), where all Blu-ray players are zone A.

  • Jaime Guajardo

    What a bad luck!, i couldn’t watch the James Bond films because the zone of the Blue-ray box set will be B ,. Unfortunately my Blue{ray player is A, then in Latinamerica all Blue-ray platers are zona A.

  • Sarah Smith

    Please!! How and where can I get this box set from????????

  • Tony

    So let me get this strait. Every one of the 22 in this set is BLU RAY? Or just some of them? I just want a complete set in BluRay…

    • Anonymous

      all in blu ray!!!!!!!!

  • zeel

    i liked very much

  • zeel

    i liked very much and it
    is nice

  • niko hd

    hey i love james bond